Concerning the Name Lutheran - Part 1
Is it wrong for Lutherans to call themselves by the name of a man? Should they be Christians first and Lutherans second?
C.F.W. Walther, the first president of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod wrote a four-part editorial on this subject in his journal, "Der Lutheraner." This translation by Rev. Mark Nispel is read by Rev. Joel A. Brondos.
The first president of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod in the mid 1800's. Some of his writings on this website are read by the Rev. Joel A. Brondos.